Features

  1. Congratulations to this year's winners
Photo: NDA2016

    News: Winners of the 17th National Dance Awards

    Monday 6 February 2017

    The Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle is pleased to announce the winners of the 17th National Dance Awards Continue Reading

  2. Photo: www.BoysBalletLondon.com

    News: Wayne Sleep OBE is new Ambassador for the London Boys Ballet School

    Monday 30 January 2017

    “We are all very excited and truly honoured that Wayne Sleep is supporting our school as Ambassador. With our continually expanding team and upcoming teacher appointments, we look forward to many future ac… Continue Reading

  3. Photo: http://www.eastlondondance.org/events/dance-enterprise-ideas-summit-2017/

    News: Dance Enterprise Ideas Summit : 2017

    Wednesday 25 January 2017

    The Dance Enterprise Ideas Summit is back for 2017 with a raft of new guest speakers, entrepreneurs and artists.On Friday 31 March 2017 at Stratford Circus, East London Dance will be hosting a day of conversation… Continue Reading

  4. London Mayor to assess dance in the capital

    Press Review Christy Romer, Arts Professional , Monday 16 January 2017Performance

    The Mayor of London is commissioning an assessment of dance in the capital in a bid to discover the sector’s current and future needs, and how best to support its development...“I’ll do everything I can to ensure London’s Creative Industries contin… 

  5. Photo: https://www.rad.org.uk/learn-to-dance/find-an-activity/childrens-repertoire-workshop

    Feature: The Royal Academy of Dance imaginative new dance classes inspired by the film Ballerina

    Wednesday 11 January 2017

    The Royal Academy of Dance has created a new dance class inspired by the film Ballerina, to be taught exclusively by RAD Registered Teachers.  Continue Reading

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    News: Major companies still failing disabled’ – Arts Council report

    Monday 12 December 2016

    ‘Major companies still failing disabled’ – Arts Council report Continue Reading

  7. FKA twigs: ‘Soundtrack 7’
Photo credit: Paula Harrowing

    News: FKA twigs: ‘Soundtrack 7’

    Monday 28 November 2016

    Emphasising the grit and physicality of dance - Created & directed by FKA twigs, Soundtrack 7 was filmed on location at Manchester’s Old Granada Studios between 9th-15th July 2016, during her week-long … Continue Reading

  8. Leap of Faith perform at the first national arts in health conference and showcase.
Photo: Helen Murray

    News: Benefits of dance for older people not fully appreciated, report says

    Monday 14 November 2016

    such activities need support to relay these benefits to non-dance sectors, according to a study by Aesop and People Dancing. Continue Reading

  9. NEBT rehearsal George Williamson's 'Foreign'. Photo: Rachel Elderkin

    Feature: In the Studio with New English Ballet Theatre

    Monday 31 October 2016 by Rachel Elderkin

    Rachel Elderkin spent time with NEBT, a company set up to support young artists in the first decade of their career, as they prepare for their performances at The Peacock next week (9 - 12 Nov) Continue Reading

  10. Actress Lesley Joseph, with partner Anton du Beke, leaves Strictly Come Dancing, 23 October 2016. Photo: BBC/Guy Levy

    Feature: So far, so Strictly

    Thursday 27 October 2016 by Vikki Jane Vile

    Vikki Jane Vile updates us with views and news from the UK's favourite ballroom, mid way through the season.... Continue Reading

  11. News: Russell Maliphant Company launches new education programme

    Tuesday 27 September 2016 by carmel smith

    Internationally acclaimed choreographer Russell Maliphant has launched a new Education Programme. It offers venues, youth companies, schools (from Key Stage 4 upwards), colleges and universities the chance to a… Continue Reading

  12. SCARABEUS AERIAL THEATRE - Antonio Harris in 'Depths of my Mind'.  Photo: Mark Morreau

    Feature: Scientific fact meets fictional friction

    Sunday 18 September 2016 by Donald Hutera

    "The teenage brain is full of synaptic connections.. & their hearts and minds full of mood swings. Aerial work expresses this very well" Donald Hutera reports on a new show from Scarabeus Aerial Theatre... Continue Reading

  13. Feature: An Inventory of Falling

    Wednesday 7 September 2016

    In her final article as Guest Editor for Dance Umbrella's series of long form writing, dramaturg Ruth Little introduces an essay by Clod Ensemble's Suzy Willson to her collection The Institute of Contro… Continue Reading

  14. National Youth Dance Company in 'In-Ocentes'

    Feature: On the Waterfront - dance at Latitude 2016

    Thursday 21 July 2016 by Rachel Elderkin

    Summer arrived just in time for al fresco performances from Hofesh Schechter Company, Vamos Cuba!, NYDC, Richard Alston Dance Company.... Continue Reading

  15. Vicki Amedume in rehearsals at Wac Arts. Photo: Chris Andreou.

    Feature: Inflight from Home - diversifying circus with Wac Arts

    Monday 18 July 2016 by Vicki Amedume

    "One of the big barriers to a more diverse aerial community is the cost of training & we wanted to address that." Vicki Amedume introduces a new site-specific aerial performance taking place this weekend... Continue Reading

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